NBC Universal Producer - NBC Connecticut in Hartford, Connecticut

Job Number 40650BR

Job Title Producer - NBC Connecticut

Business Segment Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

Sub-Business NBCUOTS - WVIT

Posting Category TV Content & Production

About Us At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

Country United States

State Connecticut

City Hartford

Responsibilities

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • At least one year of related work experience including: Direct responsibility for producing a news program and preparing rundowns.Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered

  • Willingness to work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

  • Ability to work any of a 24/7 shift, holidays, weekends and respond to breaking news events.

  • Must be willing to work at the station in West Hartford, CT.

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

  • Must be 18 years or older.

  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

Desired Characteristics

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or Communications.

  • Proficient in iNews.

  • Four years of related work experience including: Direct responsibility for producing a news program and preparing rundowns.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  • Strong interpersonal skills<

  • Has the ability to seek simple solutions to complex problems.

  • Demonstrated ability to enterprise, research and plan stories.

  • Strong desire to deliver news as it develops on all current and future platforms

  • A sense of urgency and desire to learn emerging technologies

  • Strong journalistic skills

  • Significant experience in the news environment

  • Experience editing content on a desktop editing system

  • Ability to write, edit and produce under heavy deadline pressure without compromising accuracy or credibility

  • Ability to make priority decisions under deadline

  • Understanding of Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)

  • Understanding of emerging news production techniques and technology, with a pioneering spirit with desire to learn emerging technologies and invent the future

  • Good collaborative and interpersonal skills to communicate at all levels

Notices

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.